Miami’s culinary community joins Project Medishare for Chefs With a Purpose: Haiti March 30
Benefiting the Haiti rebuilding efforts of Project Medishare for Haiti, Inc. and International Firefighters Assistance, Inc. (IFA) the second annual Chefs With A Purpose: Haiti will be Wednesday, March 30 at the InterContinental Miami from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Pierre Garçon, Wide Receiver for the Indianapolis Colts and an active supporter of Haiti through various organizations, will be the special host for the evening. In addition, Calvin Hughes, evening news anchor at WPLG/Channel 10 Miami, will be honored for his important contributions to Haiti’s recovery, advancing awareness and fundraising efforts.
Guests of Chefs With A Purpose: Haiti will be greeted in the grand lobby with bongos and performers of the cultural non-profit group Tradisyon Lakou Lakay. Inside, the music of renowned Haitian performers Mushy Widmaier and Phyllisia Ross will entertain with live performances.
Advanced purchase tickets are $80 and are available at www.chefswithapurpose.org and $100 at the door the day of the event.
The event will feature over 20 tasting stations each offering a signature menu item by the participating top chefs. In addition, students from the Culinary Program in Doral, Florida’s San Ignacio College, part of San Ignacio de Loyola Organization in Lima, Peru, will be hands-on volunteers assisting the participating chefs.
The evening’s silent auction will feature items ranging from InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and other luxury hotel stays, unique dining experiences, Tiffany & Co. jewelry, Haitian art and unique sports memorabilia items. A new addition this year is a Haitian art exhibit by Michele Frisch, Haiti’s leading art curator and collector. The lobby of the InterContinental Miami will feature Haitian art from the Galerie Marassa collection and coincide with arteaméricas, the premier fair of art from Latin America.
Participating restaurants include:
- Table 40 (Alexander Feher)
- Two Chefs Restaurant (Jan Jorgensen)
- Sra. Martinez (Michelle Bernstein)
- The Forge
- Mama Mia (Ron DuPrat)
- Tap Tap
- Gigi’s Noodle Bar
- Bond Street
- Chophouse Miami
- House of Caviar & Fine Foods
- Abokado (Cesar Rodriguez)
- Moca Café
- Chef Creole
- CookiePursonality (Smadar Katzman)
- San Ignacio College Culinary Program
- Chef George Catering (Jorge Montes)
- Rational Cooking Solutions (Tito Rodriguez)
- Ana Paz Cakes
- Diego’s Tapas y Vinos
- Dadou’s Kitchen
- Por Fin Restaurant & Lounge
Click here to purchase your advanced tickets today and save!
Event sponsors include Michele Frisch of Galerie Marassa, Prestige Beer, Central Parking System, PSAV Presentation Services, Deco Productions, Sir Speedy and Bayfront Floral & Event Design.